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The Supreme Court is hearing petitions challenging the Centre's decision to deport illegal Rohingya Muslim immigrants to Myanmar.(HT File Photo)

Supreme Court to hear petition seeking to stop deportation of Rohingya refugees

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2021 08:27 AM IST
The intervention application has been filed by Mohammad Salimullah, a Rohingya refugee, through advocate Prashant Bhushan.
Union minister of state for the ministry of home affairs Nityanand Rai during a Budget Session of Parliament. (ANI Photo)
Union minister of state for the ministry of home affairs Nityanand Rai during a Budget Session of Parliament. (ANI Photo)

Central govt has the power to deport illegal foreign nationals: MHA

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 02:03 PM IST
  • "Central Government has been vested with powers under sections 3(2)(e) and 3(2)(c) of the Foreigners Act, 1946 to detain and deport foreign nationals staying illegally in the country," said Minister of state for home affairs Nityanand Rai, while responding to Shiv Sena MP Anil Desai's query.
In the earlier detention on January 11, a police team in east Delhi detained six Rohingyas — two boys aged 10 and 14, a 15-year-old girl, a 60-year-old man, a woman, 50 and a 31-year-old man.(File Photo. Representative image)
In the earlier detention on January 11, a police team in east Delhi detained six Rohingyas — two boys aged 10 and 14, a 15-year-old girl, a 60-year-old man, a woman, 50 and a 31-year-old man.(File Photo. Representative image)

Two Rohingya men arrested for living in Delhi ‘illegally’

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:23 AM IST
Deputy commissioner of police (Dwarka) Santosh Kumar Meena, on Friday, said that based on local information, two men, Hamid Hussain (23) and Nabi Hussain (22), were arrested from Hastsal village in Uttam Nagar. A case was registered against them under the Foreigners Act.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina during the annual convocation of Visva Bharati University, in Birbhum.(PTI File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina during the annual convocation of Visva Bharati University, in Birbhum.(PTI File Photo)

Keep up pressure on Myanmar to take back Rohingyas, says Sheikh Hasina at event with PM Narendra Modi

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent, Kolkata
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 05:46 PM IST
Accommodating Rohingya refugees is an issue on which the establishments in Delhi and Dhaka differ. The Narendra Modi-led government wants to deport all Rohingya refugees, who are considered as the most persecuted ethnic minority in the world.
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